Deadline: July 31, 2021

Do you have a techstyle (technology + lifestyle) innovation that can create positive environmental and social impact? Does it incorporate apparel/textiles or agrifood technology? If the answer is yes, enter the Techstyle for Social Good 2021 international online competition now!

Mills Fabrica is on the lookout for techstyle (technology + lifestyle) innovations with a special focus on apparel/textiles or agrifood tech that are making a positive impact on society + creating solutions for the greater good.

  • Apparel/Textiles innovation
    • Sustainable supply chain & production
    • Materials & products innovations
    • Sustainable platforms & circular models
  • Agrifood Tech
    • Supply chain incl. agritech, transparency, logistics, distribution and packaging
    • Alternative foods/ ingredients/ new food brands
    • New food retail – food apps, innovative kitchen and retail solutions

Prizes

  • Prizes worth over HKD 525,000 including cash prizes, enrolment onto an incubation program, mentorship sessions, hot desk + Fabrica Lab membership and access to Fabrica’s community of startups, partners and industry events.

Eligibility

  • Individual and group entries with max. 5 members are welcome;
  • At least 1 team member must be current students or graduated in the last 3 years;
  • At least 1 team member must be available to participate in the final competition.

Selection Requirements

Contestants need to submit a portfolio which consist of:

  • 250 Word Summary (1,600 characters in MS Word format):
    • Description of the rationale and concept
    • Beneficiaries
    • How is it matching the 3 judging criteria: innovation, impact to society, scalability
  • Presentation Deck (max. 15 slides in PDF format):
    • Visual evidence (i.e. photos, drawings, videos with embedded link, simulated models, and any other visual media)
    • Description of the project detail
    • The relevancy to the 3 judging criteria: innovation, impact to society, scalability
  • 1 – 2 minutes video (video file in MP4 format):
    • Prototype/ simulated model/ rendering of design
    • Contestants must present the prototype or design themselves

Application

  1. Fill in the form and upload your files (max. 20MB) with required formats on the submission platform
  2. Rename all files to your project title: TFSG21_(project title)_deck/video
  3. Finish submission by 31st July 2021, 23:59 hours Pacific Daylight Time (by 1st August 2021, 14:59 Hong Kong Time)

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Techstyle for Social Good.

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